Song (Live version), begins with audio excerpt of Winston Churchill. Song deals with a teenager who is depressed and starts to have suicidal thoughts. Is Christ just a name that you read in a book when you were in school? Well I've seen the truth, yes I've seen the light and I've changed my ways. H-I-V will progress to A-I-D-S And transform your warm blooded bones to dry flesh By stressing the immune system Promiscuous men and women trying to avoid getting the micro-organism in them from running up in it raw Ready and willing, a couple of minutes of a good feeling is what'll kill them Break ya body down in steps, breath for breath In the hospital wit less then a dozen T-cells left..." By Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell. To keep me from getting to you..." By Michael Sweet. References made to hangovers, violence, intoxication and driving while intoxicated. Singers mentioned include Hank Williams Sr., Elvis Presley, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Gram Parsons. Song is a tribute to musician Alex Chilton who played with underground pop band Big Star and 1960's pop band The Box Tops. Children by the million sing for Alex Chilton when he comes 'rond... Song is about environmental awareness and the serenity and beauty of nature. Did you ever see the beauty of the hills of Carolina? Did you ever stop to think about the air you're breathin'? Lord take me before they're gone..." By Uncle Dave Macon. A person has a difficult time accepting or coming to terms with the end of a relationship. From the Monty Python film "Life of Brian" this song stands out in stark contrast to the "heavy, political stuff" normally associated with the artist. If life seems jolly rotten, there's something you've forgotten And that's to laugh and smile and dance and sing When you're feeling in the dumps, don't be silly chumps Just purse your lips and whistle, that's the thing, and... "Try to make a difference, try to love, try to understand. To absent friends this one's for you..." By Iron Maiden. Is God just a thought within your head or is he part of you? Yo, yo, now that millions is dead I'm considered widespread Number one on the top ten and considered a world wide threat... Although we are miles apart, if you ever need a helping hand, I'll be there on the double as fast as I can..." Song could also be adapted for a lesson/activity about various notable geographic features of the earth. There ain't no mountain high enough, Ain't no valley low enough, Ain't no river wide enough. About having a positive outlook on life, striving for your goals and not letting negative people influence your way of thinking. About the negative effects associated with abusing alcohol. A man laments over his drinking problem and realizes that death is imminent if he doesn't overcome his addiction. About various people in the music industry who made it big but died before their time due to substance abuse. Was born a son to Philip of Macedon, the legend his name was Alexander..." By The Repacements. Out in Bethlehem they're killing time filling out forms, standing in line..." By Lynyrd Skynyrd. "Cause we're already one, our little son won't let us forget..." By Bon Jovi. This song is about optimism and the power of positive thinking. Song is about optimism, having a positive outlook on life and believing in yourself and others. In the Hebrew Bible we do see the circle ratio appears as three... This song is about excessive corporate sponsorships and the commercialization of baseball. There's the NBC Peacock right fielder He threw the Exxon's runner out in the dirt And you really can't tell Who's playing for Shell 'Cause they've all got different logos on their shirts... “Find, find the value of pi, starts 3 point 1 4 1 5 9... This song is said to be inspired by the Stephen King novel, The Stand. Song is a flashback to the 1970's with references made to am radio, eight track tapes and popular culture of that era. You'll crack'em up when you stand in front of all the crazy mirrors... A tribute to miners and the British Miners' Strike of 1984. They tell us to get married and have three or four kids Change the diapers, be a good wife But we will decide how many children to bear We've got to control our own life Free our sisters, abortion is our right Free our sisters, abortion is our right..." By Dion. You never walked away When I needed you to stay Or made me feel I'm not the one There've been no broken vows And there reason we're here now Is all the things we've never done We've never grown apart You never broke my heart With secrets that you've kept me from We've never been untrue And I'm still here with you Through all the things we've never done." By George Harrison. Living with good and bad I always look up to you Now were left cold and sad... There is no excuse for not getting what you want..." By The Beatles. Nothing you can say but you can learn how to play the game... Love is all you need..." By Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. Would you still be a man for all seasons or would you just disbelieve?
A tribute to musician Buddy Holly who died in a plane crash along with Richie Valens and the Big Bopper, February 3, 1959. I can't remember if I cried When I read about his widowed bride But something touched me deep inside, The day the music died." Analysis of this song reveals numerous historic, political, musical and cultural references to the changing music scene in the late '60's. Inspired by actual events, this controversial song includes important political and social commentary dealing with race and the criminal justice system in America. Promise me if an officer stops you'll always be polite.
Song is a tribute to the people and cultures who contributed to our understanding of pi. Hitchin' up the buggy, churnin' lots of butter Raise a barn on Monday, soon I'll raise anutter..." By Anthrax. References made to paranoia and the health consequences of drug use. But you oughta know it's dyin' 'cause speed kills..." By Everclear. Song is a tribute to many of the fun packed amusement parks across the United States. You'll crash and burn in the bumper cars at Jersey's steel pier.
This parody tours the human history of determining the value of pi. If you come to visit, you'll be bored to tears We haven't even paid the phone bill in 300 years... With some help from Captain Trips, he'll bring the world down to his knees. About the dangers associated with the use of the stimulant drug amphetamines. Your mind might think it's flying baby on those little pills. You could hear the music on the am radio..." By The Beach Boys.
Ascending and turning our spitfires to face them, heading straight for them I press down my guns.." By Tourniquet. The burn of death is what you crave..." By Tracy Chapman. Inspired by actual events taking place in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. This song is about living a healthy lifestyle, striving for goals, the importance of friendship and remaining drug and alcohol free. And I feel proud of all my friends when I see them working for their dreams... It's the only way to be..." By Allman Bothers Band. You see I've always been a fighter but without you I give up... About regret, taking someone's love for granted, and trying to redeem yourself."... I'll face whatever comes my way, savor each moment of the day. That's why there's always tomorrow to start all over again..." By Al Stewart. With the blink of an eye you finally see the light... Her plane fell in the ocean, far away..." By Jewel. I wrote this indirectly for Kurt Cobain, but more precisely for the angst he represented.
Written in remembrance of a loved one who had passed away. About the air campaign over Britain during WWII, told from an RAF pilots point of view. Bandits at 8 O'clock move in behind us, ten ME-109's out of the sun. Squirm yourself much deeper into the pit of selfishness. On the back streets of America they kill the dream of America. And I'll be prepared when you're lonely and scared at the end of our days..." By Iron Maiden. About devotion and the power of love over time, and across the miles. Song promotes abstinence, respecting yourself and your body and waiting to become sexually active. I never travel far without a little Big Star..." By Arlo Guthrie. Song was written in the 1930's after Wall Street crashed sending people to the poor house and sparking the Great Depression. Now this is the truth and it certainly exposes that Wall Street's proposition is not all roses. I lost it all and it left me sore..." By Monty Harper. Every time I look in his face I can't believe how love lasts a while... He feels that his love for the other person will last forever. It's been raining since you left me, now I'm drowning in the flood. Always look on the bright side of life Always look on the bright side of life..." By Willie Nelson. Instead of just giving up, I use the power at my command ...
Sadly the counselor lost his life to a cocaine overdose. Or perhaps you think that when you're dead you just stay in your grave. Song is about the environment on a battlefield after a major battle or war has taken place. About the growing dangers and health threats from AIDS and the HIV Virus."... The one who abstains is the one who's cool..." By Mc Fadden and Whitehead. Oh, demon alcohol, sad memories I cannot recall..." By Y&T. Fight and shout and cause a brawl, when you're out drinkin' that alcohol... The meanest trip is alcohol..." By Tommy "Snake" Johnson. If I don't quit drinking it every morning, sure gonna kill me dead..." By Fred Eaglesmith. Even though I threaten that I'm never coming back again...'cause once the alcohol is talking, you're not even here..." By Iron Maiden. "Near the East in a part of ancient Greece, In an ancient land called Macedonia. " Well we're living here in Allentown, and they're closing all the factories down. Song is about how the hopes, dreams and ideals of many American people have not been realized.